Dark Drinks and Your Smile

by Jason 8/20/2015 7:00 AM

Starbucks offers more than 80,000 drink options -and that’s just one chain! From coffee shops to supermarkets, thousands of beverage choices surround us everyday. There’s a drink for every time and occasion.

It’s no surprise then that we struggle to choose the best beverage – one that pleases our palates and nourishes our bodies.

A drink’s color is one of the many ways to decipher a tooth healthy beverage... more...

8 Ways to Drink 8 Glasses of Water

by Jason 8/6/2015 12:52 PM

Water is essential. It covers 70% of the Earth’s surface, and without it, we wouldn’t exist.

Every system of your body depends on H2O. It flushes away toxins and helps you feel (and look) your best.

Water is important for your teeth, too. It washes away plaque-causing food debris and keeps your mouth moist. Tap water contains fluoride, a naturally occurring chemical that helps prevent tooth decay.... more...

Yearly Eye Exams: Visions of a Healthier You

by Jason 7/30/2015 7:00 AM

If you have perfect vision, there’s no need to have an eye exam.

MYTH.

This common misconception could put your health at risk. Believe it or not, eye exams do more than check for poor vision. They can reveal warning signs of other health diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. And if your optometrist detects signs of health conditions before they become serious, you’ll likely save on future medical expenses.... more...

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